A “charming song”:http://www.amazon.com/Apple-Tree-Katie-Herzig/dp/B0017PIADG%3FSubscriptionId%3D1GGP2X6SNBRNARDHET82%26tag%3Dws%26linkCode%3Dxm2%26camp%3D2025%26creative%3D165953%26creativeASIN%3DB0017PIADG from Katie Herzig nicely capturing the spirit of Charlie Chaplin.
A social/cultural project to increase the access to Chaplin’s work to every social class of Brazilian school children.
A group of Chaplin enthusiasts has decided to take Charlie to school. The response has been overwhelmingly positive and it is lovely to hear that Chaplin films still delight children of all nationalities.
The organisers have prepared a video of one of the first Sao Paolo school visits in the hope of gaining sponsorship to buy projectors and other materials.
If you call yourself Michael and you are a great pop/rock musician there is a great chance you’re also a die hard fan of Charlie Chaplin.
“Michael Cartellone”:http://www.michaelcartellone.com, drummer for the legendary Lynyrd Skynyrd band, is also a painter and when he doesn’t ferociously bang the sticks on the drums, he gently lets one fly over the canvas to capture the life of his other great passion, Chaplin.
He is now selling 82 signed and numbered Limited Edition giclee’ on paper reproductions of the Charlie Chaplin portrait, “have a look”:http://www.michaelcartellone.com/www/site/cc2.html
Michael Jackson used to be a huge fan of Chaplin.
“Here”:http://www.abidjantv.net/?link=details_actu&id=2277 is an amazing image of him in London, in front of the house where Chaplin used to live with his mother and brother Sydney..
The picture has been taken by Tony Prime in 1979…
Today (ahem yesterday, sorry for that) Charlie Chaplin would have been 120 years old. But never has he been so young in our hearts, and so modern in these times of crisis.
The best way to celebrate him is of course to watch his films.
Have you seen any on wide screen accompanied by live orchestra ? It’s a unique experience. Also there are more and more of them planned, specially in the U.S. and we only get reports of great success.
The schedules are at our “SHOWS Section”:http://www.charliechaplin.com/news/live_performances
In France the 26 of November la Cité de la musique is projecting shorts (public domain) accompanied by Student of “le Conservatoire de Paris” jazz section.